• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Impatiens walleriana Super Elfin Series

busy lizzie Super Elfin Series

busy lizzie Super Elfin Series

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  • Other common names busy lizzie Super Elfin Series

  • Genus Impatiens can be annuals or evergreen perennials, with fleshy stems bearing simple, toothed leaves and solitary or clustered, spurred, 5-petalled flowers

  • Family Balsaminaceae / Balsaminaceae

  • Details Super Elfin Series are spreading plants, grown as an annuals, to 25cm in height, with single flowers in shades of pink, orange, red and purple

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Bushy

Colour

Sunlight

  • Partial Shade

  • Full Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Needs a sheltered, partially shaded site and a moist but well-drained soil

Propagation Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning No pruning required

Pests Can get aphids, glasshouse red spider mite and vine weevil

Diseases Generally disease free

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